Congratulations to Emily Newsom for being selected as one of the 85 awardees for the Philanthropic Educational Organization Scholar Award for 2015-2016. Established in 1991, the P.E.O. Scholar Award is a merit-based award for women in the United States and Canada who are pursuing a doctoral-level degree at an accredited college or university.
The P.E.O. Sisterhood was founded in 1869 as a philanthropic educational organization with the goal of increasing higher education opportunities for women.